Half an hour of blessed relief! I don’t know about you, but after 6 weeks of “home school” I am just about to ready give up! Not only am I ready, I WANT to! I am the mother of a 7 year old (but you’ve only got 1, I hear you shout!), yes, only 1
This is the second in the series of free English lessons designed to get you and your teenagers discussing books. This week we will be looking at the 19th-century novel Jekyll and Hyde. This is probably the most popular 19th-century novel chosen by schools for GCSE and IGCSE. It is on the English Literature syllabus
This is the first free GCSE English lesson in a series designed to get you and your teenagers discussing books. I am starting with the section of the GCSE English Literature syllabus where your teenager will need to study a 19th-century novel. This week we will be looking at Frankenstein – a popular choice with
English Part 1: Free Lessons on 3 American Classics However strange things may be at the moment with all our children learning from home, there is definitely scope for you to become involved in (and to understand) your children’s education like never before. Therefore, over the next few weeks I will be writing a series of
My story This week’s blog is a bit different. Rather than my usual focus on education for the parents of older children, I am focusing on younger children and those of you trying to keep your children occupied at home on a budget. It is inspired by my daughter, Tess, who is currently trying to
Globally we find ourselves in an unprecedented situation where students find their school closed, along with colleges and universities, in an attempt to stem the spread of Covid-19. With their school closed, students are working at home to keep up with their studies and to prepare for their exams. In the UK, as well as
Raise their grade by consolidating school work. The easiest way to help your child raise their grade is by consolidating the work they do at school. Lessons often move fast at school (particularly at GCSE and A Level) and your child will receive a lot of information quickly. Teachers introduce new skills regularly. The school
Technology is changing the world we live in – it’s helping many different industries thrive, and without it we wouldn’t be able to progress in many fields, such as medicine, innovating and improving the likes of supply chain and, more importantly, helping to preserve the environment and nature with the likes of artificial intelligence (AI).